Microsoft makes $100 million investment in Kenya and Nigeria development centers, names SunCulture as one of 3 innovation partners.
The impact investment sector looks for solutions that address social or environmental challenges. Ariya Capital provides cost-effective renewable energy generation and energy efficiency services to farmers with little up-front investment—a boon for farmers, the environment, and for investors.
Herta von Stiegel, Ariya Capital's Founder, Partner and Executive Chairman, has been nominated for the "Outstanding Contribution Award: Power" at the African Utility Week Industry Awards. The winner will be announced at a gala dinner on May 16th.
Herta Von Stiegel of Ariya Capital Group will address the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation Global Institute, which will be held May 8 -10 in New York City. Featuring more than 200 global corporate leaders, this forum will address how to guide companies through this era of "radical insecurity".
The Naivasha Horticultural Fair is Africa's biggest Horticultural fair. This event is in its 15th year and attracts an audience from across the continent and Europe. The event showcases products and services from stake-holders in the horticultural industry—primarily flower industry but also car manufacturers, accessories and financial institutions.
Ariya Leasing, a subsidiary of Ariya Capital, Ltd., provides financing for solar power systems to businesses, with a special focus on the agricultural sector. Access to solar power will allow Bondet Farm to save on energy costs, and to operate with a reduced environmental impact.
Ecoligo has launched a new project on its crowdinvesting platform, shortly after installation has begun on the startup’s first two crowdfinanced solar systems. The financing volume is 144,000 € and will be managed by Ariya Capital.
What makes for a compelling pitch to investors? What are some key points that convey reliability and value? How does a social enterprise distinguish itself to investors in a crowded field? These are questions that investment-seeking social enterprises grapple with as they ponder growth.
Carol is a Mechatronics Engineer with Ariya Capital Group’s collaborator, African Solar Designs. In this blog and audio interview, Carol is featured as one of the women making a difference in Nairobi, Kenya.
Ariya Capital Group discusses their plan to provide cost-effective, low-risk renewable energy generation and energy efficiency services to local flower and horticulture farms in Kenya. This project has been selected for a 2015 Powering Agriculture Award.